After the collapse of the Central Government of Somalia, crucial infrastructure was not maintained and quickly deteriorated, causing further problems such as flooding. In Shangaani District, the drainage system fell into disrepair and caused massive flooding in the streets and negatively...
Rewriting Somalia's Narrative: Burao School Competition Encourages Youth to Showcase Artistic Talent
Since Somaliland declared independence in 1991, it has achieved relative stability. However, it remains vulnerable to extremism and violent conflict. To promote peace and stability among youth, IOM supports arts and culture in Somaliland’s Togdheer Region.
This year’s theme for World Malaria Day on April 25th will be “Invest in the Future: Defeat Malaria.” It focuses on reaching 2015 malaria targets in all malaria-endemic countries, as well as scaling up efforts in malaria elimination and control beyond 2015.
“In 30 years I have only come twice to Afghanistan. I don’t know what to do.”
To create job opportunities for unemployed youth, IOM Somalia supported the Zeylac district government to provide a two-month vocational training for 23 young men and women. After the training, one of the beneficiaries, Ayan Esse, opened a small tailoring business.
The European Union is supporting GIMMA with three million Euros to complement Government of Ghana’s efforts to managemigration effectively.
In November last year, Mr. Denis Nihill, retired IOM Indonesia Chief of Mission, met with the new Indonesian Ministry of Manpower, Mr. Muhammad Hanif Dhakiri. The visit marked an ever closer relation between the two institutions. Mr.
In the light of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and its persisting influx of Syrian refugees into the neighboring countries, the Austrian government in summer 2013 declared to initiate a Humanitarian Admission Programme (HAP I) by resettling 500 Syrian refugees to Austria.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed a three year Project Implementation Agreement with the Economic Relations Division (ERD) of the Government of Bangladesh on 8th January 2015, allowing IOM to provide basic humanitarian assistance for Undocumented Myanmar Nationals (UMN)...
On March 10, the President of the National Assembly (NA), Gabriela Rivadeneira, and Rogelio Bernal, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Chief in Mission in Ecuador, signed a cooperation agreement for the exchange of experiences and knowledge as a prelude to drawing up legislation that...
The week from 24 to 28 February, Nepalese Government Delegates Mr. Shambhu K.C., Director General of the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction and Mr.
In Guiuan, IOM in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) distributed solar lamps targeting population living in remote, hard-to-reach and/or high-risk areas such as island barangays.